This program is just the latest scheme by ICE to enlist local police in its abusive deportation agenda.
The legislative session produced many threats to the civil rights and liberties of all Floridians. Floridians deserve to be heard and to have their rights protected, and this legislative session was a full frontal attack on civil liberties and did a disservice to our state’s values.
Legislature’s criminal justice reform is a baby step at best
SB 7066 extends far beyond what voters intended when they passed the amendment and has been consistently challenged by the ACLU of Florida due to constitutional concerns.
ACLU of Florida Statement on State Legislature’s Passage of Misguided School Safety and Security Bill
The gravest provision in this bill rests on its requirement to place more guns on school campuses. Evidence shows that when more police and resource officers are in schools, we can expect that guns around youth will lead to guns being used on youth.
Today the Senate voted to pass Senate Bill 168, which would require state and local law enforcement agencies and other entities to comply with all federal immigration enforcement detainer arrest requests.
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